The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2016-0426-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Michael Battles, General Manager Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District.
ACID operates and maintains its water delivery system to ensure operation to its designed capacity, and to deliver water efficiently to its customers. Activities that are typically performed in any waterway of this delivery system includes operation and maintain dams, measuring stations, flumes, intake and diversion structures, culverts, sand traps, and spillgates. Activities at these sites include mowing, sluicing, cleaning obstructions, preparing waterways for high seasonal flows, waterflow management, clearing obstructions and replacing, maintaining, and/or removing existing facilities when needed.
The ACID irrigation system provides surface water for irrigation to properties in Shasta and Tehama Counties via a gravity diversion dam and downstream pump station. Water is transported through a complex series of canals and laterals and supplied to properties in and surrounding the communities of Anderson and Cottonwood.
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenance of existing facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use.